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WHUT
Nov 14, 2013 6:00pm EST
their current plans. aircraft from a massive u.s. carrier ship have joined the relief effort for typhoon haiyan , bringing supplies to those who were left without food or clean water for nearly a week. the official death toll stands at 2357, but expected to rise. initial estimates had well over 10,000 may have died. the philippines health minister has warned it is unlikely all of the dead will be identified. kerryary of state john appeared before congress on wednesday to urge a delay of new sanctions on iran. lawmakers from both already's have vowed to move ahead with a measure targeting iranian oil exports despite the recent progress in talks between iran, the u.s., and five other world powers. speaking to the senate banking committee, john kerry said targeting iran undermines negotiations. >> our hope now is no new sanctions will be put in place for the civil reason that if they are, it could be viewed as bad faith by the people we are negotiating with, it could destroy the ability to be able to get agreement, and it could wind up setting us back in dialogue that has taken 30 years to be able
WHUT
Nov 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
talks that resumed in geneva today between iran and six world powers, including the u.s. is the second round of negotiations on iran's nuclear program since president hassan rouhani took office in august. the proposal would partially with u.s.-led sanctions for six months in return for iran's suspension of nuclear activity. john kerry continues a visit to israel and the occupied west bank in a bid to encourage u.s.- brokered peace talks. he faced palestinian complaints in ramallah on tuesday over israel's continued expansion of west bank settlements. in a rare move, john kerry said the u.s. views israel settlements as illegitimate, going beyond the normal white house language of not helpful. but john kerry stopped short of calling the settlements illegal. >> let me emphasize at this point the position of the united states of america on the considerts is that we now, and have always considered, the settlements to be illegitimate. i want to make it extremely clear that at no time did the agree asans in any way a matter of going back to the talks that they someh condone or
CSPAN
Nov 2, 2013 12:00am EDT
square was young people texting each other and using their smartphones and the virtues of being able to text and delete and connect with people -- and tweet and connect with people. it brought about another revolution. the same thing with syria. no leader anywhere in the world can afford to look away from huge populations of young people coming at us in unprecedented numbers. it is a different world. it will change politics. all of them in touch with aspirations. it is a different world. what we are going to try to accomplish with two enormous and high standard trade negotiations that are underway right now is to raise the standards and the possibility for people that trans-pacific partnership represents 40% of trade. and we can lock that in, it will open up trade around the world. it is the largest market in the world. it will create an enormous transformation in the standards that people are practicing. it is the largest market in the world. those efforts will dramatically expand our market reach and they will strengthen trading so we can engage and race to the top. not a race to t
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
get across because those people can use that and can get a lot of press, even though they have a very small following in the united states. while you can talk about the first amendment, you need to explain that these are not mainstream people, that what they are saying is not something that a lot of americans are people -- picking up more americans feel. certain ones do. the best defense is to be as open as you can about it, try to explain it, and in some ways that the message fall flat for the united states and say what effect does this have on what we do? often the proof is it has very little effect on us. but we are constantly dealing with those guys. it is troublesome. but we have to explain this is our society and how we do it, but look at the results. >> do they throw back at us the same thing of all the people who are nursing terrorism, you throw -- throw us all in the same basket? >> yes, we hear constantly how varied muslims are, and in the field you appreciate that. muslims are like you and me. they just want a middle-class life, get their kids educated and all that. a lot o
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2013 2:00pm EST
to a live picture of the u.s. capital. the house and senate both out for thanksgiving recess. president obama has ordered flags to be flown at half staff until sundown today as today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of president kennedy. >> this weekend booktv is live in florida for the miami book fair international. coverage kicks off saturday at 10:00 eastern on c-span2 with dave barry, brad meltsir, lawrence wright, doris kerns goodwin, nathaniel of philbrick and call ins with peter baker and susan herman. sunday's coverage starts at 10:30 and includes john higher oilman and chris matthews. miami book fair international live on booktv on c-span2 and don't forget to weigh in on our november book club question, what books are you reading on jfk. post your thoughts any time on our book club chat room, booktv.org/bookclub. >> ladybird johnson was the first wife of a president to become a millionaire by investing in and running radio and tv stations in texas. watch our program saturday at 7:00 eastern on c-span, live monday night our series continues. >> the historic trip t
CSPAN
Nov 9, 2013 10:00am EST
extend the disability rights of americans to disabled people in other countries. the u.s. signed onto the treaty in 2009, but ratification the senate failed in 2012. this hearing is just over 2.5 hours. >> the hearing of the senate foreign relations committee will come to order. let me welcome our panelists and all of our guests who have come here today for this important hearing on the rights of roughly one billion people around the world with disabilities. let me quickly welcome three guests. among them, congressman tony coelho, who has been a longtime champion of the rights of the disabled. let me also recognize ann cody, representing the u.s. on three paralympic teams. she was also nominated to be the vice president of the international paralympic committee. she understands it is not just enough to make the stadium accessible. you need to make surrounding restaurants and businesses accessible, and we thank you for being here or your advocacy as well. i also want to recognize a leader in the disability community in macedonia. she is here to learn about transportation and independen
Al Jazeera America
Nov 21, 2013 2:00am EST
check check >> the u.s. and afghanistan reach a tentative deal to keep u.s. troops past next year as av gab elders gather to talk about the agreement. no deal as world powers try to come to terms on a solution on iran's nuclear program. >> henry trey raydull takes a leave of absence to seek treatment after pleading guilty to the buying of cocaine. >> hello, welcome to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy. a decision on the future of u.s. troops in afghanistan now in the hands of a council of tribal leaders. more than a decade after america entered the region thousands of delegates are gathering on thursday, known as the loya jirga. they'll accept or reject a security pact. u.s. forces that remain after next year will receive immunity from afghan courts - that was a key point. also - american forces will not target afghanistan civilians, including in their home. afghanistan will fund the forces. secretary of state john kerry clarified a key part of the deal. >> it is entirely train, equip and desist. there's no combat role for the american forces. the bilateral agreement is an effo
Al Jazeera America
Nov 21, 2013 10:00am EST
program uses sophisticated buy metric checks to decide who should get a handout of rations. it is a massive logistical exercise that costs $8 million a month. kenya has paid a heavy price and the time is now right for refugees to go. the reactions are calculated to make sure each person gets just enough nutrition to survive. earlier this month, the agency announced it was cutting food by a quarter, thanks to a budget shortfall. >> the reduction in rations has nothing to do with the agreement. it is just a coincidence. the refugees don't see it that way. for them, it sends a very clear message that both the kenyans have had enough of them. >> this man understands how his community feels. he knows are nobody who thinks somalia is now safe. >> i want to thank the unhcr and kenyan government for hosting us, but as a 11 gee leader, i don't think many are willing to go back. >> very few. i'm not sure any will go right now. >> if you want to get a sense of just how things still are in somalia, consider this. the place that refugees run to is always better than the home they've lef
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
. >> it was an ambush, we see it as an ambush. >> pakistani leaders blame the u.s. for sabotaging peace talks after a taliban leader was killed in a drone strike. >> a ceasefire in the congo after 16 brutal years of war - but how long will it last? . >>> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east. his 9-day tour kicks off in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. first a meeting in egypt, a major step towards starting peace talks designed to stop a civil war in syria. >> sue turton has the latest from cairo. >> it's merging that the discussions with nabil fahmy, the egyptian foreign minister, and john kerry, included a situation in regards to syria. we are hearing out of the arab league there was an emergency meeting of foreign minister resist this evening, egyptian time. the egyptian foreign minister will present a vision, initiative that the u.s. and egyptians discussed. if initiative is regarding the geneva ii convention - we know that they are trying to get all parties around the table later on in november, to try to come to some sort of political diplomatic halt to the violence that is goin
WHUT
Nov 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
>> in addition to announcing a review of u.s. ties, the pakistani government also summoned the u.s. ambassador to warn of a standoff and less drone attacks ceased. also financing the strike from the leading pakistani opposition leader imran kahn proposed a ban on nato supply trucks inside pakistan. ofn accused the u.s. sabotaging the peace talks. >> i feel sad that just as the dialogue was about to start take, those who are still part in the talks, were killed yesterday. >> the pakistani taliban has sayed asly picked kahn its new leader. the suspect in friday's armed attack at the los angeles international airport could face the death penalty for shooting dead a transportation security administration officer and wounding five other people. is charged with murdering a federal officer and committing violence at an international airport. the head of the police at lax described the attack. >> at 9:20 this morning, in individual came into terminal 3 of this airport, pulled an assault rifle out of a bag and began to open fire in the terminal. he proceeded up into the screening area wher
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 7:00am EDT
in the initial days of the troubled website. >> a stunning admission by the u.s., john kerry admits some surveillance has gone too far, just as giant tech companies push back against the government. >> the bottom line is people are going to go hungry. >> the federal cuts making it harder for struggling families to put food on the table. >> a threatened species makes a comeback. the salmon population is pushed toward record numbers. >> good morning, good to have you with us on this friday with that welcome to aljazeera america. >> for more than a month now, the obama administration has been saying how many millions of people have visited the health care website, but they have kept quiet about exactly how many have enrolled, insisting they do not have those numbers. >> new documents show the white house has a pretty good idea. >> even the president admits healthcare.gov has problems. >> the website is too slow, too many people have gotten stuck. >> just how many people have gotten stuck or how many ever enrolled are figures the obama administration has been denying the public for days now.
CSPAN
Nov 1, 2013 6:00pm EDT
of of us in the near future is to universalize the protocols. we are working on expanding the applications and implementation. 2009, joined the iaea in there were 93 countries that implemented the protocol. now 121 countries are implementing the protocols. additional protocols are to exclude the possibility of undeclared activities. we would like to see more countries that would adhere to the additional protocols. where else we could do more or not, i think that the priority for us is to universalize or expand the number of countries that implement the initial protocols. unfortunately, because the questions are excellent, we will break off questions now. r> dear little -- leade references are a little uncomfortable, but i -- i'm jane harman. before becoming president and ceo of the wilson center two and half years ago, i served as a member of congress for nine terms. i met with you in vienna as part of a delegation in january 2010 just after you have -- had assumed the responsibility as director general. we in congress at the time knew three things about you, and they still apply. number o
CBS
Nov 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
-ups. carter evans will show us the statesstate-of-the-art in collin avoidance. you can't keep them down. less than a week after a tornado flattened illinois, it's undefeated football team took the field still focuse focused a state championship opinio captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jix axle exprod this is a western edition of the broadcast. u.s. secretary of state john kerry and leaders of five other nations are as close as they've been so far to finalizing a deal with iran to had is shut down part of its nuclear program. iran's deputy foreign minister reports they are 98% of the way there, but as margaret brennan tells us, it's the last 2% proving elusive. >> reporter: secretary of state john kerry arrived in geneva this morning joining top diplomats from around the world as they pushed to overcome the remaining obstacles to a nuclear deal with iran. with the parties closer than ever, the british foreign minister warned that some of the final sticking points would be the hardest to settle. >> we're not here because things are necessa
CNBC
Nov 11, 2013 4:00am EST
's needed the most. this is where international assistance is coming in, especially from the u.s., but also from the european union and many other countries in the world. there has been an outpouring of generosity directed at the philippines. we know the first world food program cargo has already left from malaysia. that should be arriving imminently in this country. this is a situation that is not without controversy. there have been some reports of widespread looting and there have been some accusations that the government has not done enough to really clamp down on that looting. some have been suggesting that there should even be marshal law in some of the affected areas and there has been talk of a state of emergency. the president said that the first priority is to deliver aid to the people who need it the most. this is what he had to say. >> and also for those that have been confirmed killed, that is a concern. we have a need for those who are living, those who are injured, the need for footd and the need for water. >> there seems to be a lack of visibility on the exact number of fata
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 10:00pm EST
revenge. why are regular pakistani's upset with the u.s. instead of celebrating the death of a mass murderer. why does it seem america issen my number one in pakistan? florida atlantic's football coach forced out for allegedly using drugs. as america's marijuana laws are relaxed should the sports crackdown on pot go up in smoke? are we alone in the universe? scientists found billions of reasons why we may not be. i'm antonio mora. we begin with a poisoned partnership between u.s. and pakistan. a drone strike friday killed taliban leader hakimullah mehsud, before peace talks between the pakistan government and the taliban were supposed to begin. pakistan's interior minister accused the u.s. of tarting not the taliban, but regional piece. >> it was an ambush, not a fire from the front, an ambush. >> in washington, chairman mike rogers was all for taking out hakimullah mehsud. >> he's part of an hakani network. this was a bad guy. by the way, there's information recently that concerned us about the safety of our troops. i'm a little better for our troops today than i did before this ev
Al Jazeera America
Nov 5, 2013 3:00am EST
the country. the u.n. expects it to be above 3 million by the end of this year. joining us on the phone from geneva is the united nations office lens from the coordination of humanitarian affairs. in the past three months we have seen 3.8 million extra people needing help, it is an enormous jump. why is that? >> it is an enormous jump, numbers are staggering. we are 9.3 million in syria are estimated to be in need of humanitarian aid. 6.5 million are internally displaced. this high figure is an incemental displacement which has happened over the past month. the last statement was made in june. now, since june it has jumped up to the 40% of the population as you mentioned. >> i'm trying to get to the bottom of why this is so. back in october there was a united nations security council statement urging humanitarian access to these people, and it appears since then absolutely nothing has been done. >> well, we have expressed our disappointment with what has not happened since the precedential statement, which calls on all the parties to the conflict in syria to allow humanitarian access to the
CSPAN
Nov 11, 2013 4:30pm EST
of reasons. >> can you say it one more time? >> i'm often, can really compete for the u.s. on a level playing field basis with everyone else said why don't we build anything? in fact, we felt a lot here and it's time it came from athens, georgia last evening because yesterday we cut the ribbon on a brand-new greenfield factory 850,000 square feet. 1400 people strong when it's fully operational at the end of next year. these will be small bulldozers and small excavators that were formally only produced in japan. we brought those to the united states for several reasons. one, we can compete from the base there to relate the ports in here and that production will stay in the u.s. in the exported to south america and europe. we feel there is a very good chance at a very good condition to not only build here, but compete to a u.s. base. a year ago we did the same thing in victoria, texas on another excavator plan. these are the large machines. 42 that 5010 machines that came in from japan that will be built in us for the first time in the united states and exporting to south america. some of that
Al Jazeera America
Nov 8, 2013 3:00am EST
african republic, aid agencies warn of a humanitarian catastrophe. and the u.s. moves to ban so-called fran frankenstein fatn the latest attempt to make americans healthier. ♪ ♪ >>> the strongest recorded typhoon to hit land is battering the fi philippines it has caused power blackouts in the central philippines where storage surges reached identify meter as many as two have been killed and 2 million affected. >> reporter: the philippine is his no stranger to tropical storms. but even by its standards, this is no ordinary storm. the tie fa typhoon is one of tht powerful ever recorded with gusts reaching 370-kilometers per hour, there aren't many buildings that can stand that force. >> it made landfall this morning and provided by storm surge and incredibly winds. roofs have been ripped from buildings, windows been blown in. >> reporter: once it clears the philippines it won't be as strong but still pack winds over 150-kilometers an hour as it heads for a collision course if vee he had tsunami. the pill fine philippines govers evacuated thousands of homes in coast the areas,
Al Jazeera America
Nov 23, 2013 12:00pm EST
-product of that plant they produce plutonium. that is a very dangerous substance. it's used in dirty bombs and other nuclear weapons systems. those two things going forward for the p5+1 are what they are deeply concerned about. it does look as show we are wrapping things up here. we hope to hear very soon where things stand. >> phil ittner. thank you very much. let's wrap this up for a moment. negotiations appears to be gaining momentum. iran said there is accomplices they simply will not budge. they said that they will not compromise on the red line, it's right to enrich uranium. the united states and other powers say there is no right to enrich. iran said it wants to use enriched uranium for medical and research purposes but that can also be used to nuclear weapons. which is why leaders want to say they want to stop that. the p5+1 wants iran to allow greater access to its facility. iran wants the economic sanctions to end. >>> afghanistan's loya jirga or tribal council continue to deliberate it's future. >> reporter: today was the final day for delegates at the jirga to study and debate this bilat
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 9:00pm EST
, we don't want the government to take care of us. >>> a message about shared faith and common values. >> we talk about family, we talk about education, we talk about self dependence. we talk about opportunities for american dream. >> and flowing straight into trouble. a new front in the contest between energy and the environment. >> and good evening. thanks for being with us. i'm joie chen. will they stay or will they go? it is a fair question on this day before off-year elections in many communities around the country truly is an off-off election year, races which might not attract a lot of attention in any other year. but this year political divisions on many levels make quite a few races be bellwether. what we currently call colorado where secessionists want to form a new state. might not have much of a success but it points to a bigger picture of divide. the great sky of colorado's rural community. chris bury begins in cheyenne wells, colorado. >> a belief that the federal government has lost touch with the their people. >> have no idea how hard we work. >> his daughter, a nanny,
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2013 6:00am EST
is using airport kioskss, assessing a gms, using teleconferencing facilities obtaining multimedia digital content through their computer or cellphone any time any place of standard harmonization is absolutely vital to the u.s. and u.s.-based companies and we can see three reasons it can help. first, it embraces inclusion in a d a. and u.s. access ability standards so for the u.s. companies it is important to implement. these harmonize standards for investment in accessible technology and help us achieve positive return on investment. finally, it helps the u.s. ability to continue to lead innovation more wide as crpd country's interest the accessibility leadership and our ability to influence them is diminishing. onto the policy benefits it is no exaggeration to say that in many cases policies make markets. the u.s. section 508 is a great example. prior to the enactment of the federal procurement policy the accessibility marketplace was not an investment priority but section 508, the buying power of the u.s. government have transformed the marketplace and played a major role in def
FOX Business
Nov 18, 2013 7:00pm EST
that the administration is now hoping that 80% of users will be able to use the website to enroll in obamacare by the end of the month. and this includes a way for consumers to bypass the half billion dollar website and the website will be greatly improved with almost no errors and that includes the fumbled rollout not sitting well with some of the president's most ardent supporters come including nancy pelosi who famously said that we have to pass the bill to find out what is in it. she white house correspondent ed henry has our report. >> whoever is in charge of this is in charge of the long-term health care. and jay carney would not deny a possible shakeup. the administration is lowering the bar by defining success to enroll in health care plan, which seems to bug even top democrats. >> it is not acceptable, but they are saying that and this includes the fixes to the website that they had anticipated, they have anticipated at least 80% by december 1 as we go forward in a has to be improved upon them. reporter: nancy pelosi went on to say that overall she still believes the law will work, only reaching
PBS
Nov 12, 2013 5:00pm PST
in the us to be re homed online via an underground market. never never use his demo on the other looking for kids when they're sick people were everywhere. we chilled to a young man hilarious take tragedy of today's online re adoption. top stories this hour. the stupid rules. he would be to match the news and comment. it's official america's relations with iran remain in a state of emergency. the sanctions regime includes nearly three decades ago has been renewed the timing of that given the failure to most of the wrongs make a program over the weekend but the white house says that he is learning and progress is being made on other fronts for whom has appointed a new diplomatic representatives to home two years off to an angry mob stormed the uk embassy in tehran. auntie sarah firth reports now from london. well monday nathan unbelief see each other countries now that is the continuation of the way if not the case that it cannot be titled coming on about because at that meeting at the weekend in geneva a fat that surrounds me to pray about and why nots actually considering the uk. of cou
LINKTV
Nov 8, 2013 5:00am PST
we're following this hero. u.s. secretary of state john kerry is joining talks in geneva to try to help negotiators reach a deal over iran's nuclear program. >>> authorities in china have the man they expect was involved in a deadly bombing outside a communist party building. >>> and the strongest typhoon of the year has hit the philippines and residents are running for cover. >>> the u.s. secretary of state is joining talks over iran's nuclear program. john kerry is trying to assist negotiators from iran and six major countries reach a breakthrough deal. kerry changed his schedule and flew to geneva after a visit to the middle east. iranian negotiators are meeting with their counterparts from the u.s., russia, china, britain, france, and germany. the negotiators from the six countries want iran to scale back its uranium enrichment program to alleviate concerns over the country's suspected development of nuclear weapons. in return, the u.s. and other countries say they might consider relaxing sanctions that crippled iran's economy. u.s. president barack obama says there is a pos
Al Jazeera America
Nov 11, 2013 4:00pm EST
it the most. >> jonathan appreciate it, thank you. >>> nancy lindborg is with us, the assistant administrator for the u.s. agency for international development and she joins us now from washington, d.c. nancy good to see you. thank you for your time. i'm wondering if those c-130s, there is a u.s. base as i recall in the philippines. are those c-130s upon their way to those hard hit areas? >> well, in fact, we prepositioned some of our disaster assistance response team in the philippines, you know we monitor these storm systems and knew things were coming forward. we already have people on the ground who have been doing assessments for the last few days. we have mobilized military assets to help bring in early supplies as well to do the flyovers that help us understand really what is the extent of the damage. >> tacloban. tell us what you are hearing from your teams on the ground about how deaf stated that city is. -- dech state -- 27 stated that -- dpe. >> literally 80 to 90% devastated. this is one of the most fears storms to land and -- fierce storms to land and it has taken a huge and deva
Al Jazeera America
Nov 26, 2013 11:30am EST
will curtail it's uranium enrichment program. in exchange the u.s. will release $7 billion worth of frozen assets. secretary kerry said any deal is fragile, and iran must keep up its end of the bargain. >> this is not going to change overnight. we have a long building process to engage in here. we need to put to test iran's words and intentions without any cobwebs, without any false assumptions, without any illusions. this is a hard road. >> reporter: top temperature low mats flew to geneva to say what appear to be stalled talks. the p 5 plus one. that's six world powers including the united states, france, britain, germany, china and russia agree that iran will temporarily leave uranium enrichment to above 5%, permit daily monitoring by international inspectors, halt construction of the iraq heavy water reactor. iran's new president a hassan rouhani, welcome the agreement and say he saw it as an affirmation as the country's right to enrich uranium. >> iran will continue it's enrichment. therefore i announce to the people of iran that enrichment will continue in the same way as bef
Al Jazeera America
Nov 20, 2013 4:00pm EST
. >>> and a meeting in afghan doing u.s. withdraw. [ "taps" ] >> a nation remembers john f. kennedy. >> back to the negotiating table, and all right iran's supreme leader i spoke to a pa a paramilitary group and slammed the u.s. saying instead of using threats, go and repair your devastated economy so your government does not shut down for 15 days. go and pay your debts. phil, i got if tell you, the first opening meeting was quite brief. it was almost as if it was the setting of the table for what is to come starting tomorrow. >> reporter: yeah, tony, those comments are being discussed here in geneva, you really couldn't miss them. but an u.s. delegation spoke in the background briefing today and the top negotiators has the impression that most of that was meant for the domestic audience back in iran. nevertheless, top officials saying that it does affect the december cases of mistrust that was built up over the years and that will have to be overcome if a real agreement is to come to the table. >> what are those specific issues that have to be ironed out for there to be a deal here? >> repo
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> former president mohamed morsi - a visit from the u.s. secretary of state. >> i'm kath turner in new york where officials are battling two unprecedented events - hurricane sandy, and the two boston marathon bombings. >>> let's take you straight to cairo, where the u.s. secretary of state john kerry is holding a press conference with the egyptian foreign minister. i believe that we are listening to nazar speaking. >>... we believe that they are important for egypt. we'd like to further enhance this relationship in the interests of both countries, based on the priorities of each country. this afternoon, mr secretary, you are due to meet with the president and general abdul fatah al-sisi. for our part here at the foreign ministerry, we held constructive, frank and detailed construction of various issues and discussed how to move things forward in the interests of both countries. i affirm egypt's desire to have good and point of view relationship with the united states, based on our own priorities. >> translation: we'll open the floor for questions and then meet the president. >> we'll give
Al Jazeera America
Nov 13, 2013 2:00am EST
another day without food and water. >> the u.s. government is helping us and various other international governments are helping us. we continue to bring support to people affected. >> the relief supplies are not getting to those that need it most. the government sending in troops to control the looting. also at the airport survivors determined to go back to the disaster area, despite all they'd been through. >> imagine if you will, the courage of these people here in cebu at the air force base. many of them from mr during the storm. they are waiting here for a c130 hercules to arrive, to take them back into the devastated area. why? in those bags are food and water - things that they say their family needs to survive. these survivors say the government aid is not reaching families fast enough, and going back is their only option. >> i'm scared, but i have - i have no choice. i have no choice. my family is in tacloban. >> international relief is on the way. the united states has directed the carrier, the uss "george washington" to head to the philippines who provide support. u.s. marine
WHUT
Nov 1, 2013 6:00pm EDT
in jakarta is a hub for the u.s. by efforts. on thursday, john kerry issued some of his brightest remarks to .ate on nsa spying during a video appearance at a london conference, john kerry conceded some actions have "reached too far." >> the president and i and others in government have actually learned of some things that have been happening in many ways on automatic pilot because the technology is there, over a course of a long period of time. >> edward snowden is reportedly starting a new job in russia today. his lawyer told a russian news agency or snowden has been hired by major russian website. than 47 million people who receive food stamps in the u.s. will see a decrease in their aid beginning today as a temporary boost from the 2009 stimulus expires. bybed the hunger clip critics, the drop will reduce monthly food stamps for a family of four $36 each month. according to the center for budget and policy priorities, food stamps will now average less than $1.40 per person per meal next year. the decrease comes two days after lawmakers opened talks on a farm bill that will likely cut
FOX Business
Nov 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
have the latest for us. >> john kerry made a last-minute arrival in geneva and gave us the impression that a deal with iran was imminent. but john kerry was also joined by his fellow european ministers put brakes on the buzz. >> we hope to try to know and narrow those differences. but i don't think that anyone should mistake that there are some important gaps that have to be close. in the meantime, benjamin netanyahu wasn't hiding his disdain for the as yet to be concluded deal of. >> this is a bad deal. a very, very bad deal. it is a very dangerous and bad deal the details which remain secret boil down to how much iran will make its program were transparent and how much the world powers and windows must loosen the sanctions. iran's foreign minister has been saying he has his own tea party to go at home in the obama administration faces sanctions either to add rrther than subtract sanctions on iran. meanwhile, in iran, president ronnie was elected to improve relations with the world and they are very few people authorized to discuss the sensitive nuclear issue. but one academic at thi
Al Jazeera America
Nov 21, 2013 6:00am EST
>>> sealing the deal the u.s. and afghanistan reach a tentative agreement that will keep thousand of american troops there after 2014. now hamid karzai must sell the idea to tribal leaders. >> trey raydull takes a leave of absence after pleading guilty to drug possession. >> and rising from the ashes, a volcanic eruption in japan creates an island in the pacific ring of fire. >> good morning and welcome to al jazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. the future of american troops in afghanistan is being decided by a group of afghan tribal leaders. afghan and american leaders said yes to a security deal and today afghan president hamid karzai is pushing a council to accept it. the decision now lies with the loya jirga. >> translation: you are here representing the afghan nation. i was under pressure not to organise the loya jirga. when it comes to issues of national significance it is important to hold the jirgas. >> up to 15,000 troops could remain in the region if the security pact is signed, including 8,000-12,000 american troops. >> it is entirely train, equip and assist - there is no
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 2:00pm EST
of the president this. there. this morning he stressed the u.s. ties with egypt are vie al. i asked how the u.s. can reconcile the democracy in egypt. >> it comes down to two facts about u.s. foreign policy in the middle east. >> one the u.s. is committed to maintaining the peace treaty between egypt and israel and it can simply not end a relationship with egypt in order to maintain that peace treaty. that is where you see the material or the military parts that are still being given to the military to help preserve the security in the sinai peninsula, for example. there is also the matter of trying to enhance the u.s.' stature across the middle east. it would not due for the obama administration to cut off all ties with the country with who it's had a long standing political and military relationship because of these political problems. >> with that said one. points secon secretary kerry isg while he is in cairo, this interm government cannot exist in perpetuity. it needs to get on with the business of constitutional reforms and establishing elections for a new democratically elected president
FOX News
Nov 9, 2013 9:00am PST
storm is approaching that region. let's get to dana piper -- david piper streaming live for us from bangkok. david? >> hi, uma. the true scale of the death and destruction is only just becoming apparent in philippines. the death toll is likely to rise in the next few days. the typhoon smashed in to the philippines friday, packing winds of nearly 200 miles per hour. experts believe it could be the strongest typhoon to make landfall in recorded history. the central philippines felt the brunt of the storm. communities were ripped apart, as the strong winds flung vehicles about and tore down buildings. 15-foot high waves from a storm surge flooded coastal towns and villages. landslides and trees blocked roads, hampering the relief effort. there is still no communication and it's difficult to find out what has happened on some islands. the worst area is the coastal city that was engulfed by a storm surge. the aviation officials say the flight crew reported bodies on the street. the roads are still blocked leading from the local airport in to taklaban and the only way in is by helicopter.
PBS
Nov 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >> good evening. thanks for joining us. secretary of state john kerry has stopped in egypt. he sought to urge leaders that the united states stands behind its once close ally. >> the united states will continue to provide support that directly benefits the egyptian people in health and scholarships and private sector development and we are continuing assistance to help secure egypt's borders. >> the u.s. recently suspended much of its $1.3 billion military aid package to egypt because of the o ucuster of mohd morsi. it says they are unhappy with the u.s. criticism of egypt's new government, what they consider tepid u.n. support for the syrian rebels and ongoing nuclear negotiations with iran. in iran, the supreme leader ayatollah khamenei offered support for the west about the nuclear program. this comes as conservatives in iran have a conciliatory tone. the discussions between on thursday in geneva. >>> the former national security agency contractor, edward snowden, one former aide to the chancellor said that snowden has done the western world a great service and it's up to us to hel
WHUT
Nov 8, 2013 7:00am EST
through. >> you used to though were dismantled. it is an historic moment. iran is willing to limit the enrichment and to invite international monitors in a way they never have before. is israel not finding it within itself to welcome those moves? >> because they are meaningless concessions. even the president himself has said if iran maintains the uranium, theyich still have nuclear capabilities. 17 countries on this planet have peaceful nuclear energy programs. you only need enrichment if you want to bomb. sot is why the iranians are steadfast and not giving up enrichment. un security council resolutions are black and white. we fail to understand why we are back tracking on the un security council resolution. surely, all of the major powers involved in these talks understand the issues. are you not satisfied to trust john kerry, the united states, germany, and let them decide what is a safe deal for the world? concernsassure you our are shared by iran's other neighbors. >> address my point. john kerry has just been to israel. he has just talked to benjamin netanyahu. he has outlin
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2013 7:00am EST
bengazhi. here's how you can tell us your 3880 four202-585- democrats -- we have this question posted on our facebook page. about 1000 participants giving their opinion. you can reach out to us via ,witter and send us an e-mail journal@c-span.org. the gallup poll was taken in september. media, showingws from 1999 to the present day. they have a great deal or fair amount of trust in the mass media. goings 40% in 2012 and back to solar numbers. 55% still saying they do not have very much trust in it or none at all. when it comes to news sources and their trust in the mass media. that is the cbs news story from this week. where'd you gather news from and how do you take it in and why do you trust it? us,ou want to reach out to the numbers are -- you can also follow us on facebook, posting their opinions, you can as well. i will give you a couple of snapshots of what they are saying. when it comes to sources, out jazeera, bbc,al and public tv. you can give your sources on the phones, on facebook, or on tweet and e-mail. from new jersey, democrats line, go ahead. my favorite news sources n
Al Jazeera America
Nov 16, 2013 11:30am EST
. >> reporter: john kerry's plea for understanding comes day after the u.s. iran and high-powered diplomats from china, russia, britain, germany and france were at the table. they met in geneva for talks. the summit aimed as controlling iran's nuclear capabilities in exchange for easing sanctions. the first such talks involving the u.s. in nearly a decade. the u.s. and its allies saw tougher terms for iran and it's nuclear program especially the iraq heavy water plant. iran insists the plant is only for educationalled a domestic energy purposes but in the end the talks fell apart. >> france had hoped to reach an agreement during the iran nuclear talks. the talks here in geneva allowed us to make progress however we cannot reach an agreement because there are problems that need to be tackled. we'll surely tell you that our political directors will meet, then ministers, and we hope at that time to include an agreement. >> reporter: most delegations blame france, but kerry shifts it to iran. >> there was unity, but at that moment they were not able to accept that particular agreement. >> reporter:
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 11:00am EST
. we see it as an ambush. >> pakistani leaders blame the u.s. for sab damaging peace talks. >> murder charges laid after the shooting at lax. >>> secretary of state john kerry is in the middle east in the hopes of repairing tensions with gulf allies over syria. he will have stops in israel, jordan and saudi arabia. first a visit to egypt. this morning john kerry urged egypt to move ahead with democratic reforms, stressing u.s. ties with the country are vital. >> i wanted to first express to the egyptian people as clearly and force fully as i can, in no uncertainly terms, the united states is a friend of the people of egypt, of the country of egypt, and we are a partner to your county. >> john kerry's visit marks the first by an american official since the ousting of mohamed morsi in july. >> we have some news from sue with breaking news. you have information on the meeting with the arab league. >> yes, it's emerging that the discussions that the egyptian foreign minister and u.s. secretary of state had this afternoon included the situation with regards to syria. we are hearing from th
Al Jazeera America
Nov 12, 2013 2:00am EST
- using artistic talents to pay tribute to fellow australians who gave their lives for america -- soldiers who gave their lives for americas. . >>> welcome to al jazeera america. international aid is slowly trickling in to the philippines. the crisis is deepening for survivors of typhoon haiyan. millions are without shelter. recovering the dead is a huge job. fallen bridges and blocked roads make it tough to reach survivors who need food, water and medicine. another tropical storm is on the way to the island. landslides and flash flooding could complicate rescue efforts. if there is a silver lining - it's the rapid response from around the world. we have this report. >> reporter: the widespread devastation across the philippines industryingered a -- triggered a global response. the u.s. spending food, water, money and muscle. the u.s. "george washington" has been despatched along with marines stationed in okinnara. the united nations is sending the "osprey", getting aid to places cut off after roads and infrastructure were washed away. >> we have begun to move supplies and ar
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 6:00am EDT
, but that maybe a vain hope and rebels tell us they will resume attacks on the army if it continues what it calls ethnic cleansing in an area they hope to turn into an independent state. our reporter mohamed went to meet them. >> it's a source of deep anger among the rebels. civilians crossing the border almost every week with wounds and stories of killing by the mali army. they tell al jazeera how they spent days in chains being beaten and verbally abused. they say soldiers arrested them in the desert while they were herding sheep accusing them of being rebels. one colleague is in critical condition and being treated in a local medical center. across the border in mali the national movement and allies in the high council for unity are in a permanent state here. . >> translator: mali killed and forces us to pay for them, just like what al-qaeda does to europeans and mali doesn't have a single fighter in jail and can arrest innocent and unarmed civilians. >> reporter: a peace agreement signed in june say that gather in specific areas and store weapons in return for guarantees the army would not
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
.s.-egypt relationship should not be defined by assistance. there are much bigger issues that matter to us, that concern us, that define the relationship. >> kerry's visit marks the first by an american official since the ousting of mohammed morsi in july. rosalyn moore has more from washington? >> the first stop john kerry made on his latest trip to the middle east was to cairo, egypt, the first and highest-ranking visit by a u.s. official to the egyptian capital city since july 3rdrd. >> that's the day that the military removed mohammed morsi and placed him under arrest. the u.s. has been anxious about what has been happening in egypt ever since. it was john kerry's mission to deliver a message from the obama administration about what washington expects cairo to do in the weeks and months ahead. >> ross lin, how can the u.s. reconcile working with this government while supporting move toward democracy? >> basically let's put it this way. the trip was unannounced. in diplomatic terms, that is denying egypt the ability to say, look. the united states is in support of what we have been doing here politic
Al Jazeera America
Nov 6, 2013 10:00am EST
to their stores. >>> israeli settlements on palestinian land are illegitimate. john kerry also announced the u.s. is sending another 75 million in aid. >> let me emphasize at this point that the position of the united states of america on settlement s is that we consider now and have always considered the settlements to be illegitimate, and i want to make it extremely clear that at no time did the palestinians in any way agree as a matter of going back to the talks that they somehow condone or accept the settlements. >> speaking with kerry in jerusalem, benjamin netenyahu said he is worried the palestinians aren't committed to peace. >> i am concerned about the progress, because they say the palestinians continue with incitement, continuing to create artificial crises, continuing to avoid and run away from the historic decisions that are needed to make a genuine peace. i hope your visit can help stare them back to a place where we can achieve the historical peace that we seek and our people deserve. >> hamas won't be included in peace talks. deputy minister of foreign affairs for hamas says any
Al Jazeera America
Nov 8, 2013 1:00am EST
and sir jackie stewart will join us with that story. >>> i'm antonio mora we begin with this your health and the fda. most people know that transfats can be really bad for you. now the food and drug administration has put out a propos al thaal that could see transfats banned from the diet they raise bad cholesterol and they have no known health benefit or safety limit. to understand the significance of the proposal i'm joined by dean ornis. this ornishi dean great to have you with us what did you think when you heard this announcement today. how big a problem are transfoughtransfatsin the ameri. >> ten years ago i worked with the ceo of mcdonalds to get the transfats out of mcdonald french fries and they raise the issue that french fries are our production. and we did the same thing with pepsi co and they were the first request for that. they took the transfats out of the potato chips and that was ten years ago. it's taken time. but i think transfats are the one thing that all experts agree on. whether it's doctor atkins, but it's the wi one thing we agree n and they are all badn 't and
Al Jazeera America
Nov 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
say that it's certainly a threat to u.s. interests. >> it's certainly a threat to israel, which has been clearly out spoken about this, very concerned about these talks and these negotiations. france, it seems, has joined their concerns. we are now finally, seeing people sitting behind the podium. so we are going to take a moment here, i believe they are about to start speaking, and listen in, of course, as we know, no deal tonight between iran and world leaders, but there is hope that there could be a deal reached sometime in the future let's listen in and see what they have to say. >> thank you very much, michael. we have come from a long meeting this evening with the ministers after what i think you all know has been three days of intention and constructive discussions. a lot of concrete progress has been achieved but differences remain. we will to think the members who came to join us and our u.n. hosts. we will reconvene together with the rannian negotiating team here on the 20th of november thank you. >>. >> addressing? >> right now, let's watch in. they are having audio probl
Al Jazeera America
Nov 15, 2013 5:00pm EST
the right to hire his own staff. the decision comes after ford admitted to using crack cocaine. >>> a change to the affordable care act passed the house today. the bill would allow people to keep their current coverage and also allow them to buy outside obamacare exchanges. >>> and japan's newest ambassador from the united states, caroline kennedy, is now in tokyo. she said she's proud to carry on the public service legacy of her father, late president john f. kennedy. she's the first woman to serve in the post. if you like the latest information on any of the stories from this news hour we invite to you head over to our website at www.aljazeera.com. once again www.aljazeera.com. "inside story" is next on al jazeera america. >> the talks with iran over talks of its nuclear program is tricky enough. [ "inside story." >> hello, i'm ray suarez. it didn't take long for the finger pointing to begin after talks collapsed in geneva this week. iran insisted it was negotiating and progress had been made. the secretary of state john kerry, on the other hand, said iran couldn't agree to terms. it's jus
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